Comments on Patch Tuesday

The second Tuesday of the month is always a busy day for IT and security pros.  That, of course, is the day Microsoft releases their regular security updates.  And this month’s list of advisories reminds me how far we have to go before we get an upper hand on the bad guys who...

The Patching Game

A new study released last week by the SANS Institute’s Internet Storm Center that found that an unpatched computer running Windows XP will be compromised in under 5 minutes if directly connected to the Internet. German PhD candidate and co-founder of the German Honeynet Project,...